Outreach & Advocacy Intern - Summer

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Alzheimer's Orange County
2515 McCabe Way, Suite 200
Irvine, CA
Posted: May 10 2017
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Alzheimer’s Orange County is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to support its Outreach & Advocacy Department. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of community outreach and public policy while working for a well-established nonprofit organization.
Alzheimer’s Orange County provides our interns with a meaningful learning experiences in an environment of compassion and dedication to serving others. Come be a part of our team!

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
 Represent Alzheimer’s Orange County at health and wellness fairs and community
events.
 Provide public awareness, education, and support to communities throughout Orange
County.
 Outreach and education to the legislative community for the purpose of raising
awareness about the public policy issues of AOC and the programs and services
provided.
 Update and maintain AOC’s community outreach contact list, including residential care
facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, churches, community centers, etc.
 Support the Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator and other tasks as needed.

Requirements

 Completed or working toward a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, preferably in a
related field (e.g. Communications, Communications Studies, Health Science, Public Policy or Gerontology)
 Experience in working with the public, corporations and older adults and families
 Proficient in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office applications
 Excellent presentation, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
 Ability to work two business days with some evenings and weekends required
 Ability to work independently and with a team
 Ability to represent the Alzheimer’s Orange County in a professional manner
 Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
 Working vehicle and all appropriate licenses and insurance
 Knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and resources available to patients and families
preferred but not necessary
 Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

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